Common Name: Green Violet-ear; Colibrí Verdemar.
Scientific Name: Colibri thalassinus.
Size: 4” (10.5 cm).
World Distribution: Central Mexico to West Panama; Andes of South America.
Habitat: Open highlands with scattered trees and thickets
LPWG Sightings: Common or abundant May to September; scarce or absent October to April.
Special Features: Flares purple feathers behind eye when excited; uses feeders at La Paz Waterfall Gardens after breeding in higher areas.
Field Marks: The large bird has a long bill which is moderately